Book love in the time of COVID-19

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has new book club kits

If you love reading and enjoy diverse topics, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has a Book Club Kit for you!

Our ever-expanding Book Club Kit collection currently contains 177 titles including adult fiction, young adult (YA) fiction, mystery, science-fiction, nonfiction, biographies and graphics all available in one handy dandy shoulder bag. Click here to find your next favorite group read.

Book Club Kits can be checked out by one member of the group for six weeks (no renewals) and include 10 books, an information packet that includes discussion questions, author biographies and interviews. Some authors even include music selections to enhance your reading experience.

Are you interested in participating in this year’s Community Read? Book your kit today, we have five for the main selection, I’m Not Dying with you Tonight as well as one for the adult companion title, Just Mercy. Click here to explore the Library’s new Book Club Kit titles.

Interested in social justice issues? There are titles for you, too. Feel free to reference and check out a read from this list.

We understand wanting to exercise caution during these unusual times. If you’re unable to meet in person, there are many titles available in digital formats so your group can read the same title and meet virtually. Explore the following lists:

CMLibrary Suggests: Book Club Kits go Overdrive List 1

CMLibrary Suggests: Book Club Kits go Overdrive list 2

CMLibrary Suggests: Book Club Kits go Hoopla

Can’t make up your mind about what to read next? Let us help by sharing some of our latest and favorite lists:

CMLibrary Suggests: My Favorite Book Club Kit Selections

New Fiction Book Club Kit Titles

CMLibrary Suggests: Award Winners from our Kit Collection

CMLibrary Suggests: Classics from our Book Club Kit Selections

CMLibrary Suggests: Series books from our Kit Collection

If you would like to be kept up to date on  Adult Book Club kits at the Library, we recommend following these accounts: CMLibrary_gjd or CMLibrary_AdultBookClubs.

If you have other questions or problems, please call Main Library at (704) 416-0300 and ask for Gina or Julian.

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This blog was written by Gina J. deLisle, book club kit coordinator for Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.